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Svitlana Stetsiuk

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F53

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Residence
Dnipro, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in October 2008 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
She used to train in Para powerlifting, but decided that sport was not for her. Her coach then suggested she should try Para athletics instead.
Club / Team
Dnipro Region: Ukraine
Name of coach
Viktor Lys [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Ukraine

General interest

Nicknames
Lana (gorod.dp.ua, 20 Nov 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the shot put at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2016)
Impairment
She had an tumour on her spinal cord which made walking increasingly difficult. Doctors in Ukraine did not diagnose it, so in 2007 she travelled to Israel where the tumour was found. She had surgery there, and began using a wheelchair during her rehabilitation. (gorod.dp.ua, 20 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 1 2013-07-21 7
Women's Javelin F52/53 Final 1 2013-07-23 7
Women's Shot Put F52/53 Final 1 2013-07-27 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F54 Final 1 2015-10-23 10
Women's Shot Put F53 Final 1 2015-10-27 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F53 Final Round 2016-09-12 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F53 Final 1 2017-07-22 3